In the past, posters have been used as media to spread information that is the easiest to make. If TV and radio have complicated complexity to convey information to many people, using posters will be easier. The contents of posters can usually be seen from close range by many people, so it is more effective to convey information. Therefore the cost of producing posters is lower than the other media. Although it is very easy to make a poster, it takes several criteria in the process of making a poster that makes it an effective medium for conveying information.
What is a normal poster size?
Posters have different sizes. But on an international scale, there are standards set for poster size. The poster size is divided into 3: it is a small size of about 11 inches x 17 inches, the medium size is 24 inches x 36 inches, and the large size is 27 inches x 39 inches. The size of the poster becomes an important point in its effectiveness. Because people's eyes will see it directly. With the combination of the right size and attractive design content selection it will make eye-catching for anyone who sees the poster.
What is the advantage of the poster as a learning media?
There are various kinds of information delivered using posters. The contents of the poster usually adjust the information to be conveyed. As a learning media, the contents of posters consist of interesting writing and picture. For example, first aid poster. With a step by step picture doing first aid, people who see it can easily learn to imitate it. The writing in the first aid poster serves as an explanation of the picture. You can receive information to learn with a poster. The human brain will be easier to remember if you experience a repetition of moments like when you read the writing on the poster and see the picture.
To prove effectiveness in delivering information obtained from a poster, maybe you want to try to do the contents of the poster. As in the first aid poster, there are step-by-step steps you can take to make a first aid for someone. First, observe the situation. Next, call an emergency at 911. While waiting for help, you can do self-first aid to those who need it. Stay calm and warm. As a beginner you might be able to practice using doll/ mannequin.